Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Thrifting Intuition?

At the end of July I was thrifting and saw a gray metal cart with wheels. Price $6.99. It rolled really nice and smooth. But I didn't need a cart! I walked away to look at the books. Something drew me back, I kept thinking I had to have it! I picked it up and paid for it, all the time thinking Hubby will not be happy with this purchase! Where are you going to put it? What are you going to do with it?

I didn't even bother getting it out of the car when I got home on Friday. I just didn't want to hear all the questions.

Late Saturday afternoon I was taking Son #2 and his girlfriend Julie to a BeerFest in Nashville. (Hubby was on pick up duty) Julie gets in the car and looks at the cart. She ever so sweetly asked if I saw another one at a thrift store if I would buy it for her. She really needed one for her classroom to put her computer on.

Sunday we spray painted the cart a pretty blue color and off it went to Julie's classroom!

Thrifting Intuition is great! I need to just learn to accept that "Pull" even though I don't understand it!

Don't you love that sign above the white board?

Good News! Son #2 is now an employed teacher! He is teaching Science to 7th and 8th graders!

Be back soon! (with a Pottery Barn Knock Off!)


JulieAnn said...

Yaaaay! My cart! All the other teachers were jealous of it! :) Love you!!

The Queen of Fifty Cents said...

A good cart is a wonderful thing. Love the color you painted it.

Do all husbands ask 'where are you going to put it?'

Anonymous said...

Yes, I get that same pull.. isn't it funny? However, I always walk away.. if I continue to have the pull, I go back for it... if it's still there it was meant to be. If not, I cry about it for days. I should learn to listen as well. But, the best news of all is that you son is teaching!!! hooray! I have thought of him several times since we last talked about this. Such awesome news. Congratulations!

ANIBSHO said...

The cart looks great! Now B is going to want one too. Do we get to have our Teacher shower now?! Please say yes- I will plan it.

JulieAnn said...

YES let's have a teacher shower!! Ps it needs to be in TN so book your flight now!!